Ten Best Black High School Movies

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  • Edward James Olmos
  • Stacey Dash
  • Sidney Poitier
  • High School Musical (2006)
  • Debbie Allen
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • Gabrielle Union
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Michelle Pfieffer
  • Steve James

To Sir, With Love (1967)

When it comes to taming dangerous minds or inspiring kids to stand and deliver, Michelle Pfieffer and Edward James Olmos learned their tricks from Poitier. In To Sir, With Love, the legendary thespian gives some tough love to a classroom of unruly teens, teaching them lessons of tolerance in the process.

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